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Emotional Honesty

How To Let Go Of Being A Perfectionist

Amy Selwyn | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home
Amy Selwyn

I'm not much for astrology but I suspect there may be some truth in the idea that we Capricorns are perfectionists, turning lives into pretzels to get them to be Just So.

Could Faking the Big O Delay Finding Mr. Right?

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 02.10.2017 | Home
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

In this day and age, women have won the right to vote, to burn our bras, and to climb the corporate ladder. Why do we still find it a challenge to be honest in the bedroom? And could this duplicity potentially lead us astray when looking for Mr. Right?

The One Thing That Makes My Heart Hurt...

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home
Leigh M. Clark

I'm mostly writing this piece because it's honest. Life isn't always fair, and things don't always unfold the way you think they will. So often we see the "highlight reel" of our friends' lives online; it's rare we talk about the tough stuff. I want to be someone who shares the whole journey, not just the good parts.

6 Ways to Have the Best Holiday Season Ever

Elisa Medhus, M.D. | Posted 12.03.2016 | Home
Elisa Medhus, M.D.

Love is about connection, and a strong connection requires three things: emotional honesty, a lack of judgment and an open heart. Here are six ways you can put love back into your holidays.

We Need to Talk...

Sonya Denyse | Posted 10.09.2016 | Home
Sonya Denyse

These four words make the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. I am excited and apprehensive in the same moment. I love truth and change, but I don't always have the courage to face both.

The Joy of Being 100/100

Eve Beck | Posted 12.31.2014 | Home
Eve Beck

The freedom of not having to pretend or prejudge how someone will take your remarks because they understand your words come from true feelings, is tremendously energizing and bonding, for both of you.

Want Happiness? Be Authentic

Anfernee Chansamooth | Posted 09.08.2014 | Home
Anfernee Chansamooth

Imagine waking up one day and realising that everything that you had thought to be true wasn't, and that the picture that you had of success - the sam...

The Cost and Benefits of Emotional Honesty

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

One of the main factors that sets great relationships apart from merely good ones is the depth of emotional intimacy. There are, of course other factors that contribute but authenticity, vulnerability and deep emotional connectedness are right up there at the top of the list.

Free Yourself From Bullies and Attract People Who Respect You

Pragito Dove | Posted 09.17.2013 | Home
Pragito Dove

Be willing to be vulnerable, befriend your fears, and remember that this situation is happening for you, not to you. It's helping you step out of victim into mastery of yourself. It's helping you expand even more into who you are.

Be Authentic -- It Will Change Your World

Mike Robbins | Posted 08.05.2013 | Home
Mike Robbins

Authenticity is what gives us freedom to be ourselves and be comfortable with who we are, and it's also what gives us access to connecting with other people in a meaningful and genuine way.

Gentleness and Co-Dependence

Mark Nepo | Posted 05.19.2013 | Home
Mark Nepo

Since life can be abrupt and harsh, it's a constant challenge to meet experience without shutting down. If we're too guarded, we're never touched by what matters. On the contrary, it seems that to be touched by what matters, we need to develop our gentleness.


Mark Nepo | Posted 05.12.2013 | Home
Mark Nepo

This is a profound example of quiet integrity -- staying true to one's own nature and staying whole. Steadfastness, in its deepest regard, inhabits the resolve not to be persuaded or worn down to be something we are not.

Integrity Trumps Homelessness

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home
Peter A. Georgescu

Do you have stories of people, like Tally, who have turned their lives around by doing something good that might not at first seem to be in their own interest?

Faking the Holiday Spirit

Wendy Lustbader | Posted 02.10.2013 | Home
Wendy Lustbader

Conversations that include difficulties as well as blessings bring people together. Once sorrow is expressed and comfort is received, we tend to feel better. As the burden of faking it is lifted, there is so much more energy and connection available

The Dos And Don'ts Of A Healthy Relationship

Lisa Firestone | Posted 12.12.2014 | Home
Lisa Firestone

When it comes to their intimate relationships, individuals can make any decision they want about monogamy, as long as this decision is mutually agreed upon by both partners.

14 Ways To Communicate Better

Andrea Wachter | Posted 12.29.2012 | Home
Andrea Wachter

It's not possible for the weather to be 70 degrees with a light breeze every day, and it's not possible for relationships to go smoothly all the time. There are going to be glitches, and we can get better at dealing with them.

WATCH: How To Be More Real

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
Gabrielle Bernstein

I've learned that the world only wants one thing from us: our authentic truth. Throughout my life, the more "me" I've become, the more powerful I am. Today's vlog speaks to the power of sharing your authenticity with the world.

Is There A Universal Tool For Making Connections?

Ghylian Bell | Posted 11.30.2012 | Home
Ghylian Bell

Yoga emphasizes the concept of "intention," or mindfulness. We all too often forget to be purposeful in our everyday actions and conversations. By utilizing the language of yoga, we create a mind-body connection.

The Power of Forgiving

Lanny Morton | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Lanny Morton

I had something happen that I think will change me forever, and I felt compelled to share it with you even though it is pretty personal.

Men Who Fear Emotional Honesty

Ken Solin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Home
Ken Solin

To react out of fear is neither manly nor authentic. Living in integrity is the moral high ground, and men needn't aim lower than that.

What Smart Guys Know About Relationships

Ken Solin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Ken Solin

Women respect men who live in integrity, and the few who don't likely aren't women most men want for a long-term relationship. What's the downside of telling your emotional truth? If a woman dumps a guy because she isn't interested in his honesty, was she his best choice?